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Report: 3 Russians get life for airport attack

11/11/2013 2:20am
A Russian court on Monday jailed for life three men from Ingushetia over their role in the 2011 bombing of a Moscow airport that killed 37 people, a news agency reported.

Charges dropped in journalists' kidnap case

11/11/2013 6:35am
British prosecutors have dropped their case against two British brothers charged over the kidnapping of journalists in Syria.

Russian artist nails his genitals to Red Square

11/11/2013 7:17am
A Russian performance artist nailed his genitals to the ground outside Moscow's Red Square in protest over Russia's "police state" as the country marked national police day.

French president booed at WWI ceremony

11/11/2013 7:36am
France's unpopular president ignored jeers by protesters as he laid flowers at the tomb of the unknown soldier during a ceremony marking the end of World War I.

UN: Cambodia wins temple dispute over Thailand

11/11/2013 8:25am
Cambodia, not Thailand, has sovereignty over a disputed promontory around a 1,000-year-old temple, the U.N.'s highest court ruled Monday in a unanimous decision on a long-simmering border dispute.

Bulgaria starts probe into refugee applications

11/11/2013 9:46am
Bulgarian prosecutors launched a probe Monday into the government's handling of refugee applications, trying to weed out possible illegal immigrants.

100s attend funeral of World War II veteran

11/11/2013 9:49am
"We will remember them," says the "Ode of Remembrance" recited around the world each Armistice Day.

Polish marchers try to breach Russian Embassy

11/11/2013 12:19pm
Young Poles torched cars, threw stones at police and tried to climb the fence at the Russian Embassy after setting a guard's booth ablaze during a march Monday by nationalists marking Poland's Independence Day.

Where do the Iran nuclear talks stand?

11/11/2013 12:47pm
After a whirlwind few days in Geneva, Iran and six world powers _ the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany _ have walked away from talks on Iran's nuclear program with only a vow to return in 10 days.

In Belgium at Ypres, ceremonies mark end of WWI

11/11/2013 1:09pm
As a bugler played the "Last Post," a cascade of red paper poppies floated down Monday from Menin Gate in Ypres as visitors from around the globe came to honor the dead of World War I.

Romania gov't rejects Canadian gold mine project

11/11/2013 1:14pm
The Romanian government won't allow a Canadian company to develop what would have been Europe's biggest open gold mine, the prime minister said Monday, shortly before a parliamentary commission nixed a bill that would have permitted the project.